Local church partners with FEMA to help seniors, families

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – Lighthouse Christian Fellowship Church is partnering with FEMA for a two-day hurricane relief aid event this weekend.

The Disaster Recovery Registration and Food/Supply Distribution will be Saturday, Oct. 9 starting at 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 10 from 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Tara Wicker, a metro councilwoman, said this event is to provide a safe and accommodating location to help senior citizens and families that may not have access to technology or know how to register for assistance.

FEMA officials will be on-site to help register families. Free food boxes will be distributed.

The event will be at Lighthouse Christian Fellowship Church. The church is located at 1564 Nicholson Dr. in Baton Rouge.

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